Lennard's Carrying Company v Asiatic Petroleum Company

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date08 March 1915
CourtHouse of Lords
Date08 March 1915
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  • Safeway Stores Ltd and Others v Twigger and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 21 d2 Dezembro d2 2010
    ...liable depended on proof that the defendants were their “directing mind or will” (the phrase used by Lord Haldane in Lennards Carrying Co Ltd v Asiatic Petroleum Co Ltd [1915] A.C. 705, 713–4). But in my judgment it does not so depend because it was sufficient for the OFT to show that the ......
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    • Malaysia
    • Federal Court (Malaysia)
    • Invalid date
  • Accc v Australian Safeway Stores Pty Ltd
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • Invalid date
  • BSkyB Ltd and Another v HP Enterprise Services UK Ltd and Another
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Technology and Construction Court)
    • 26 d2 Janeiro d2 2010
    ...which must be considered to determine whether the corporation had knowledge. As stated by Viscount Haldane LC in Lennards Carrying Co Ltd v Asiatic Petroleum Co. Ltd [1915] AC 705 at 713: "… a corporation is an abstraction. It has no mind of its own any more than it has a body of its own; i......
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3 firm's commentaries
  • The American Way – DPAs arrive in the UK
    • United Kingdom
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    • 6 d4 Fevereiro d4 2014
    ...2 Lennard’s Carrying Co Ltd v Asiatic Petroleum Co Ltd [1915] AC 705 and Tesco Supermarkets Ltd v Nattrass [1972] AC 153. 3 The current US federal common law standard is: a corporate is criminally liable for the acts of its agents and employees whenever such agents or employees act within t......
  • The American Way – DPAs Arrive In The UK
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    • 13 d4 Fevereiro d4 2014
    ...2 Lennard's Carrying Co Ltd v Asiatic Petroleum Co Ltd [1915] AC 705 and Tesco Supermarkets Ltd v Nattrass [1972] AC 3 The current US federal common law standard is: a corporate is criminally liable for the acts of its agents and employees whenever such agents or employees act within the sc......
  • "UK Executives Sentenced for Bribing Foreign Government Officials"
    • United Kingdom
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    • 3 d2 Março d2 2015
    ...that adequate anti-corruption controls are essential, now more than ever. 1 Lennard’s Carrying Co Ltd v. Asiatic Petroleum Co Ltd [1915] AC 705. 2 Tesco Supermarkets Ltd v. Nattrass [1972] AC 153. 3 Bribery Act 2010, Section 14(2). 4 Bribery Act 2010, Section 7...
50 books & journal articles
  • 'The receipt of what?': Questions concerning third party recipient liability in equity and unjust enrichment.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 31 No. 1, April 2007
    • 1 d0 Abril d0 2007
    ...and constructive notice of the persons who constitute its 'directing mind and will': Lennard's Carrying Co Ltd v Asiatic Petroleum Co Lid [1915] AC 705, 713 (Viscount Haldane LC); El Ajou v Dollar Land Holdings plc [1994] 2 All ER 685, 705 (Hoffmann (66) Finn, above n 3, 209. See also Kooro......
  • The Legal Personality of the Commonwealth of Australia
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Federal Law Review No. 47-1, March 2019
    • 1 d5 Março d5 2019
    ...Australia [2014] FCA 552 (28 May 2014) [111]–[112] (Foster J)(‘Danthanarayana’).53. Lennard’s Carrying Co Ltd v Asiatic Petroleum Co Ltd [1915] AC 705, 713 (Viscount Haldane LC).54. Danthanarayana [2014] FCA 552 (28 May 2014) [112] (Foster J).55. Seegenerally R D Lumb, ‘“The Commonwealth of......
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Criminal Law. Eighth edition
    • 1 d4 Setembro d4 2022
    ...Lennard’s Carrying Co Ltd v Asiatic Petroleum Co Ltd, [1915] AC 705, 84 LJKB 1281, [1914–1915] All ER Rep 280 (HL) ..........................271 Levers c R, 2017 QCCA 1266 ............................................................................. 382 Lévis (City) v Tétreault, [2006] 1 SC......
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    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Partnerships and Corporations. Fourth Edition
    • 5 d0 Agosto d0 2018
    ...342, 39 CCLT 196 (SC)......................................................... 433 Lennard’s Carrying Co Ltd v Asiatic Petroleum Co Ltd, [1915] AC 705, [1914–1915] All ER Rep 280, 84 LJKB 1281, 113 LT 195, 31 TLR 294, 59 Sol J 411, 20 Com Cas 283 (HL) .............................................
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